Missing SC 6-year-old Faye Swetlik found dead

Faye Marie Swetlik, 6, was last seen playing in the front yard at her South Carolina home Monday afternoon. (Cayce Department of Public Safety)
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CAYCE, S.C. (WLTX) — Cayce Department of Public Safety Chief Byron Snellgrove says Faye Swetlik, the 6-year-old girl who'd been missing for days, has been found dead, and officers say the body of an adult male has also been recovered.

His voice trembling, Snellgrove said at a Thursday afternoon news conference, "It is with extremely heavy hearts we announce we have found the body of Faye Marie Swetlik."

He said the coroner confirmed the child's identity. He did not say where the child's remains were discovered.

Snellgrove said they are treating this as a homicide, but no arrests have been made.

Snellgrove also announced another surprising discovery: another man was found dead in the neighborhood as well. At this time, the investigation into that death is just beginning.

Snellgrove said the investigation is "fluid." Snellgrove said there is no danger to the community.

He then left the news conference without taking any reporter questions.

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